rfc2205 RSVP

  1. RSVP is designed to operate with current and future unicast and multicast routing protocols.
  2. RSVP is only concerned with the QoS of those packets that are forwarded in accordance with routing.
  3. RSVP request = <flowspec, filterspec>
  4. flowspec includes (1) an “Rspec”(R for ‘reserve’) that defines the desired QoS, and (2) a “Tspec”(T for traffic) that describes the data flow.
  5. filterspec: sender IP address and optionally the UDP/TCP port number SrcPort.
  6. Examples of Styles(1.4)
  7. Path Messages(3.1.3) The format of a Path message